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Low credit score? You still have a chance at a conventional loan

Despite fluctuating credit standards, people with low credit scores stand a better chance than they have in years of obtaining a conventional mortgage loan, according to Zillow. The online real estate marketplace said its quarterly Mortgage...Show More Summary

Zillow Forecast: Expect Case-Shiller National House Price Index up 4.2% year-over-year change in March

The Case-Shiller house price indexes for February were released this week. Zillow forecasts Case-Shiller a month early - now including the National Index - and I like to check the Zillow forecasts since they have been pretty close.From...Show More Summary

Zillow laments flat mortgage rates in weekly survey

Although most analysts have shown optimism for a strong spring homebuying season, online mortgage marketplace provider Zillow is reporting that its 30-year fixed mortgage rates have been flat for the past month...

Zillow Group sites clean up at the ‘Webbys’

Real estate tech's supernova, Zillow Group, nabbed awards for three of its sites at the 19th annual Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences: two for its flagship site,, and one apiece for its rentals site, HotPads, and New York City portal, StreetEasy...

For sale by Zillow: Should you be worried?

This week, 1000 Watt had a post from Joel Burslem about his aunt selling her home on Zillow without the help of an agent. She edited the home's details; Zillow marketed it for sale, and it sold quickly, for above-asking price. Industry voices took sides immediately. Either it was a bellwether of agent disintermediation, or it was an irrelevant anecdote...

Zillow Group Brands Win Four Webby Awards

Zillow Group has announced that Zillow and StreetEasy received four 2015 Webby Awards from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences (IADAS), including three fan-voted People's Voice awards.

See how much Zillow Group brass made in 2014

How did you do in 2014? Execs at Zillow Group, the firm that houses portal giants Zillow and Trulia, did just fine, according to a regulatory document the firm filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission today...

Runways : Bob Hope's Iconic Palm Springs Estate to Host Louis Vuitton Fashion Show

All photos via Zillow No one wants to buy legendary entertainer Bob Hope's Palm Springs house, a hulking John Lautner-designed spectacle that is now asking half the price it was when it first listed in 2013 (still a hefty $25M...

Eat Your Way Around These 10 Neighborhoods in Portland

6 days agoEntertainment / Film : IFC

Thinking of moving to Portland – or anywhere for that matter? Head over to and start planning now. Find a home that’s within biking distance of your favorite eatery. 1. Division/Clinton Spend the day roaming the neighborhood streets with stops for coffee and baked goods at Roman Candle, a cozy dinner at The Woodsman…

Black Knight: House Price Index up 0.7% in February, 4.6% year-over-year

Note: I follow several house price indexes (Case-Shiller, CoreLogic, Black Knight, Zillow, FHFA, FNC and more). Note: Black Knight uses the current month closings only (not a three month average like Case-Shiller or a weighted average...Show More Summary

Why do agents and brokers choose to syndicate listings?

Despite all the controversy around syndication, every day brokers and agents choose to send their listings to Zillow, Trulia, and other third-party portals for two main reasons: to satisfy sellers and to generate leads. That's according to the 93 brokers, 169 agents and 11 other industry pros who took Inman's online survey that ran from March 31 to April...

StreetEasy and Zillow Named Among Top 10 Companies to Work for in New York

The Zillow-StreetEasy office in New York City has been recognized as one of the 2015 Best Companies to Work for in New York State by the New York State Society for Human Resource Management.

Top 10 Most Expensive Real Estate Tax Bills Found In Just 2 States

Zillow has released a list of the most - and least - expensive property tax bills in the country. Did yours make the list?

The day was down: Zapocalypse

Is it "World War Z" or "Zapocalypse?" This message was some comfort, yet the Facebook page just hid lighthearted posts with photos to pick from entitled, "Which sunroom would you spend time in?" The question during these dark hours for many was more like,"Would the sun even dare to come out again if Zillow is gone?"...

Zillow/Trulia Executive to Headline San Diego REALTOR® Expo

Largest REALTOR® Event in San Diego County Explores Industry Changes SAN DIEGO, CA–(Marketwired – April 22, 2015) – With the recent Zillow-Trulia merger and changes to real estate listing syndication in San Diego, what is the futureShow More Summary

Agent Evolution websites look good and do the right things — but so do many others

The Internet is catching up with the real estate industry. In fact, I think it's blown past it. There was a time when you get could get by with a very minimal Web presence. Before Zillow and Trulia changed the game forever, and Craigslist combined to serve as an adequate online presence for listings....

Former Zillow exec stands by ‘whistleblower’ letter

Former Zillow employee Chris Crocker says stands by an anonymous letter he sent to operator Move Inc. alleging Zillow steals data from agent websites and scrapes from In an April 20 legal filing made public today, Crocker said...

Syndication tool takes off as more MLSs send listings directly to portals

Even as more and more multiple listing services (MLSs) have signed up to send listings directly to major portals Zillow and Trulia, many have chosen to offer their brokers a syndication tool that allows them to opt into and manage listings that go to those portals as well as

Zillow says ‘internal’ issue caused website, mobile app outage today

Zillow's website and mobile apps were intermittently down for a few hours today, and it's still not clear why. The site is back up now. Zillow began responding to questions about the outage at approximately 10 a.m. Eastern time on its Facebook page...

Cut out the ‘noise’ and improve your brokerage

There's so much noise in our business. Zillow and Trulia are taking over. National brands are coming in with their supposed all-encompassing tools and systems....

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